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Richard Kephart
Richard Kephart

Richard Kephart, 83, passed away on Oct. 23, 2016, in his home.

Born in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late Robert and Mary Kephart. He retired as a Chief from the U. S. Navy and was a Magistrate for the City of Virginia Beach for 19 years. He was a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts of America.

Richard was preceded in death by his son, Keith Kephart; and a brother, Robert Walter. Left to cherish his memory: his wife of 59 years, Wanda Kephart; daughter, Karen Kephart; sons, Rick Kephart, and Scott Kephart and his wife, Agnes; grandchildren, Sarah Horner, and Ryan Horner and his wife, Brittany; and a brother, Gary Kephart.

The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad.